United Internet AG

EANS-Adhoc: United Internet cancels approx. 11.6 million treasury shares and reduces capital stock to EUR 240 million

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cancellation of treasury shares 18.12.2009 Montabaur, December 18, 2009. On the basis of an authorization granted by the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031) and with the approval of the Supervisory Board, the Management Board today resolved to cancel a total of 11,625,656 shares from the company´s stock of treasury shares, purchased in the course of share buyback programs, and thus reduce the capital stock of United Internet AG to EUR 240 million by means of a simplified capital reduction process. The capital reduction is aimed at optimizing the company´s balance sheet and capital structure. In execution of this resolution, 11,625,656 registered no-par value shares with a notional share of capital stock of 1 euro each will be cancelled. As a consequence, capital stock will decrease from EUR 251,625,656 at present to EUR 240,000,000 and the number of issued shares will fall correspondingly from 251,625,656 to 240,000,000 shares. Issued shares continue to represent a notional share of capital stock of 1 euro each. United Internet AG expects the capital reduction to become effective as of December 21, 2009. end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: United Internet AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Marcus Schaps Head of Press and Public Relations United Internet AG Elgendorfer Strasse 57 56410 Montabaur Germany Tel: +49 2602/96-1076 Fax: +49 2602/96-1013 E-mail: mschaps@united-internet.de Internet: www.united-internet.de Branche: Telecommunications Services ISIN: DE0005089031 WKN: 508903 Index: Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard Berlin / free trade Hamburg / free trade Stuttgart / free trade Düsseldorf / free trade Hannover / free trade München / free trade

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